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Decatur in Meigs County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Meigs County War Memorial

 
 
Meigs County War Memorial (Front) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, January 17, 2021
1. Meigs County War Memorial (Front)
Inscription.  Dedicated to the honor of the men of Meigs County who served in defense of our Country in World War I and II.

World War I
Albert Burton • James F. Collins • Charles Fitch • Ben Gates • Sam Mason Hall • James Oscar Huff • Grundy Johnson • Bratcher Long • Edgar W. Lane • Wilbur Moore • William Rataledge

World War II
Raymond Brown • Lonzo Eugene Campbell • Willard Crisp • Charles Boggess David • Hubert R. Finney • Earl R. Ford • Willard D. Grubb • William Paul Jolley • Howard Kennett • Norman W. Lane • Raymond Carson McKinney • James J. Moon, Jr. • James Ross Patterson • Woodrow Powell • Jesse Price • Carson Ricks • James Rogers, Jr. • John H. Runyan, Jr. • Newton E. Sitzlar • Otis Wilson • Clay Weisgerber

Korean Conflict
Caleb Johnkins, Jr. • William E. Scott

Vietnam War
James Thomas Davis • Lee Roy McElhaney • William Arthur Shelton • James Lee Daniel

Korean Conflict
(Cont.)
Cordell S. Howard

War with Mexico
Capt. G. W. McKenzie's Co.

Confederate War
Capt.

Meigs County War Memorial (Back) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, January 17, 2021
2. Meigs County War Memorial (Back)
A. J. Lillard's Co. • Capt. A. F. Boggess' Co. • Capt. G. W. McKenzie's Co. • Capt. A. W. Hodge's Co. • Capt. G. C. Sanduskey's Co. • Capt. W. W. Lillard's Co.
 
Erected by American Legion & Veteran's of Foreign Wars.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, KoreanWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II.
 
Location. 35° 30.89′ N, 84° 47.383′ W. Marker is in Decatur, Tennessee, in Meigs County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and East Memorial Drive, on the left when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Decatur TN 37322, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wheeler's Crossing (here, next to this marker); Washington Ferry (approx. 5.1 miles away); a different marker also named Washington Ferry (approx. 5.7 miles away); David Campbell Memorial (approx. 6.6 miles away); Town of Washington, Tennessee (approx. 6.8 miles away); Watts Bar Turbine (approx. 7.3 miles away); Watts Bar (approx. 7.3 miles away); Road to Chattanooga (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decatur.
 
Meigs County War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, January 17, 2021
3. Meigs County War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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